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Golden Globe and Cable Ace Award Winning Actress Sandra Oh to Appear on dLifeTV, Your Diabetes Life
Lead on Grey’s Anatomy Plays Doctor (Surprise!) to Co-Star from Arli$$, Jim Turner, to aid his mission in battle against diabetes on March 12th, 2006 at 7:00PM ET, 4:00PM PT on CNBC
WESTPORT, Conn., March 1, 2006 – dLife, the leading information source for people living with diabetes, announced today a dLifeTV special appearance by Grey’s Anatomy star, Sandra Oh. This unprecedented show will air at 7 p.m. ET, March 12th, 2006 on CNBC.
Oh who plays Dr. Christina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy brought her talents to dLife playing doctor to dLife host and personal friend, Jim Turner. Oh and Turner met on the set of Arli$$, an HBO comedy where Oh won the Cable Ace Award for her performance. Turner who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1970, believes that putting a face on diabetes and telling stories that people can identify with – both funny and scary – is his primary purpose on dLifeTV. In this special episode, Oh and Turner stresses the significance doctors’ play in managing diabetes in a segment written by Turner.
"When a celebrity uses that spotlight for good things it is invaluable,” said dLife CEO Howard Steinberg. “It was incredibly generous of Sandra to give dLife her time and talent to help us convey critical health information to millions with diabetes. We thank her from he bottom of our collective hearts."
About dLife Media
dLife is the first and only multimedia platform for information, inspiration, and connection to help people with diabetes manage their challenging condition and live long and healthy lives. dLifeTV, the first weekly lifestyle talk show about diabetes, is produced by dLife and airs every Sunday on CNBC at 7:00PM Eastern, 6:00PM Central, and 4:00PM Pacific. dLifeTV can also be seen on DirecTV, Dish Network, and Healthy Living Network, and heard on Sirius satellite radio. The dLife Diabetes Minute series can be heard on XM satellite radio and on more than 400 AM/FM stations nationwide. dLife.com is the largest independent website devoted to the diabetes lifestyle.